Africa

19.05.2015 Pressenza Berlin

Faces of the struggle against homophobia and transphobia

Faces of the struggle against homophobia and transphobia

At 17th of may, the International day against homophobia and transphobia, the LGBT activists Stosh Mugisha from Uganda, Alfonso Pantinsano from Germany and Kirill Kalugin from Russia met at the demonstration in front of the Brandenburg Gate. Stosh had to leave Uganda after a newspaper had published his name in … »

11.05.2015 Johannes Thengi Jiyane

South Africa: domestic workers paid peanuts

South Africa: domestic workers paid peanuts

After 21 years of democracy domestic workers of South Africa still find themselves being neglected in terms of payment. These are the lowest paid workers on the labour market, as they are being undermined by their bosses both black and white, yet the black bosses seem to be the worst … »

11.05.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

Congo: tackling the trade in conflict minerals

Congo: tackling the trade in conflict minerals

My name is Bandi Mbubi. When I first came to the UK from the Democratic Republic of the Congo over 20 years ago, I was homesick. I missed my family and the friends I left behind; communication was extremely difficult. Today it’s so much easier. My two sons can … »

07.05.2015 Waging Nonviolence

British protests demand solution to migrant crisis

Ashoka Jegroo April 27, 2015, Waging Nonviolence Activists in England staged multiple demonstrations over the last week protesting the recent death of migrants in the Mediterranean Sea, as well as the response by European governments to the growing migrant crisis. The protests come … »

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